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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 05-11-2014, 12:05 PM
Jeckle Jeckle is offline
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Mein Auto: 1987 325es
325es Differential Swap

Supposedly, my manual 87' 325es came with an LSD. However, it makes a fairly loud winding sound when I get it up to revs and it seems that only one wheel wants to spin in certain instances.

Some of you might already be familiar with my previous thread regarding potential problems and solutions with the LSD but I've also been thinking of swapping it out completely.

Do you guys think it's a good a idea to swap it with either it's existing 2.93 ratio or should I upgrade to something like a 3.25?

If I where to go the route of a 3.25, how much more work would that be than putting in a regular 2.93? What other things would I need to modify if I were to install it?
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Old 05-11-2014, 04:17 PM
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goin the 3.25 route will drop your top speed but increase your accel.

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